Week 5 - RB

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There is a tremendous but understandable drop after tier 2 this week.  Gore, Rice, and Murray are the last RB's I would count on to produce RB1 numbers.

Everyone after that pack in tier 3 looks more like a RB2 this week.  Trent Richardson, facing the Seattle defense, is dropped into this tier.

David Wilson looked slightly better last week, and experts have put him back among the ranks of Giovani Bernard and Lamar Miller.

Meanwhile, CJ Spiller, who has been continually under produced compared to Fred Jackson, as fallen down to the Ryan Matthews and Knowshon Moreno territory.

Darren McFadden is an injury concern, so keep an eye on him.

Tier 1: LeSean McCoy, Jamaal Charles, Marshawn Lynch, Matt Forte, Reggie Bush, Arian Foster
Tier 2: Frank Gore, Ray Rice, DeMarco Murray
Tier 3: Chris Johnson, Eddie Lacy, Bilal Powell, Trent Richardson, Darren Sproles
Tier 4: Maurice Jones-Drew, DeAngelo Williams, Giovani Bernard, Lamar Miller, David Wilson
Tier 5: Ryan Mathews, Knowshon Moreno, C.J. Spiller, Daryl Richardson
Tier 6: Fred Jackson, Stevan Ridley, Joique Bell, Danny Woodhead, Darren McFadden
Tier 7: Willis McGahee, Jacquizz Rodgers, Rashard Mendenhall, Pierre Thomas
Tier 8: Rashad Jennings, Jason Snelling, Ben Tate, BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Bernard Pierce
Tier 9: Ahmad Bradshaw, LeGarrette Blount, Andre Ellington